Al Yamamah Ofouq Villa

Address: Al Khari Rd, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Al Khari Rd, Riyadh.
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Travel Blogs from Riyadh

Plateau of the Apes

A travel blog entry by dgkoroscil on Nov 07, 2014

1 comment, 7 photos

... at their command post on the edge of a plateau cliff overlooking the wide, low valley below. They suspect that the roving baboon army is down there, but must be lured up into the team's trap first to secure victory. Some of the adventurers used baboon mating calls and others dispersed orange fruit aromas to attract any baboon presence. The lure worked perfectly! Dozens of baboons emerged from their now ...

Off to the DQ and Not For Icecream

A travel blog entry by dgkoroscil on Oct 15, 2014

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... visit Kingdom Tower.This is the second tallest building in Saudi Arabia and certainly the most recognizable building in Riyadh. It is shaped like a bottle opener. The tower is 99 stories tall with a walkover right across the top. There is a restaurant at the base of the opening where we had a wonderful dinner. The restaurant had recently reopened after a major remodel. The views of the city are wonderful as expected.


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Getting Around in Saudi Arabia- No Fear!

A travel blog entry by dgkoroscil on Oct 13, 2014

1 comment, 7 photos

... detour" to go for a ten minute ride to the grocery store.

Parking is free in most parkades. You can however hire a local to look after your car in some outdoor lots. He will wash the car inside and out at your request. Street parking is hit and miss. There is angle parking on most streets but there is always a concern that someone will park behind you, boxing you in. As stated before, anything goes.

I will never complain about traffic in Winnipeg ...

From Camel Trails to Camel Souk to Socializing

A travel blog entry by dgkoroscil on Oct 10, 2014

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... us know how many liters you want. Supposed to be good for shiny hair too!

We do our touring on the weekend (Fri and Sat) and go shopping, restauranting, or vegging during the week. Also, lots of us Manitobans socializing with supper hosting and Saudi juice. The Eid holiday week is just ending. Millions of hajj pilgrims from everywhere head to Mecca and Medina during this week so travel for the rest of us at the same time is not a good idea.
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First Impressions - And We're Off!

A travel blog entry by dgkoroscil on Sep 29, 2014

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... have a car for our personal use. The Canadians in the compound are very welcoming as are residents from all over the world.

There is a religious holiday here from October 4-9 called Hajj. There is also a pilgrimage during this time. Millions of people take this pilgrimage to Mecca at this time. As a result we are touring around Riyadh until it is over. Our first outing was this past weekend when we travelled to Dir'iyah (pronounced like ...

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